Friday, March 31, 2017

SingPost releases stamps marking NS50 featuring Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Keng Swee

PHOTO: The NS50 stamp (mint) - $2 denominations
SingPost will release the stamps on Tuesday (March 14) in five denominations: 70¢, 90¢, $1.30 and $2.
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Picture posted by The Straits Times on 13 March 2017 at 12:52 pm SGT

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he NS50 stamp (Pre-Cancelled - $4.80) - 1st Local, 70¢, 90¢, $1.30 denominations
PHOTO: The NS50 stamp (Pre-Cancelled - $4.80) - 1st Local, 70¢, 90¢, $1.30 denominations
SingPost will release the stamps on Tuesday (March 14) in five denominations: 70¢, 90¢, $1.30, $2, and a 'first local' version in two designs at 30¢ each.
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Post by Today, 13 March 2017 at 11:08 AM

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SINGAPORE — To mark 50 years of National Service (NS), Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) will be releasing a new set of six stamps featuring key milestones, such as the enlistment of the first batch of full-time National Servicemen and the passing of the National Service Bill in Parliament in 1967, among others.

Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and former Minister for Defence, Dr Goh Keng Swee, are also featured on the stamps for their roles in the introduction of National Service (NS).



NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50



PHOTO: NS50 - Stamp Set (CSC17AST) - $3.50
The stamps will be available from Tuesday (March 14) in denominations: 30¢, 70¢, 90¢, $1.30
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The stamps will be available from Tuesday (March 14) in five denominations: 30¢, 70¢, 90¢, $1.30, and $2. A presentation pack with the complete set of stamps is priced at $7.70, while a collector's sheet is available at $4, comprising two $2 stamps that feature embossed portraits of Mr Lee and Dr Goh. The latter collection is set against a backdrop containing an excerpt of Mr Lee's speech at the sending-off dinner for the first batch of full-time National Servicemen.



Collector's sheet is available at $4, comprising two $2 stamps that feature embossed portraits of Mr Lee and Dr Goh.
PHOTO: Collector's sheet is available at $4, comprising two $2 stamps that feature embossed portraits of Mr Lee and Dr Goh. The collection is set against a backdrop containing an excerpt of Mr Lee's speech at the sending-off dinner for the first batch of full-time National Servicemen.
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A postmarked version of a $2 stamp with the release date - 14 March 2017 - will be sold at $2.85 each, while the remaining five stamps with the same release date postmark will be sold as a set at $4.45 each until March 19.



1st day Cover, postmarked version of a $2 stamp with the release date - March 14, 2017 - will be sold at $2.85 each.
PHOTO: NS50 - Set of 2x 1st Local Self-adhesive Sheetlets (10 stamps per sheet) (CSC17SA) -  $6.00
Photo: SingPost

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The stamps will be sold at all post offices and the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Pre-orders are also available, and the stamps may also be purchased online at shop.singpost.com.



NS50, From My Generation to Yours
PHOTO: NS50, From My Generation to Yours
Singapore Post Commemorates 50 Years of National Service

2017 marks 50 years of National Service (NS). For 50 years, NS has fulfilled our critical need for defence and security and provided the peace and stability upon which we have built Singapore. Our national servicemen form the backbone of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) who keep Singapore safe and secure.
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By Today, 13 March 2017 at 11:08 AM



Reference

[1] Today, SingPost releases stamps marking NS50 featuring Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Keng Sweehttp://www.todayonline.com/singapore/singpost-releases-stamps-marking-ns50-featuring-lee-kuan-yew-and-dr-goh-keng-swee

[2] The Straits Times, SingPost launches new stamp set to celebrate 50 years of national service, http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singpost-launches-new-stamp-set-to-celebrate-50-years-of-national-service

Links
shop.singpost.com - https://shop.singpost.com/